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Used iPods May Benefit Dementia Patients

Those who live with Alzheimer’s disease may benefit from a program known as Music and Memory, which advocates for the use of personalized, digital playlists to trigger pleasant memories in dementia patients.More

Healthy Dose Blog: In the red

Almost two-thirds of women who die of coronary heart disease have no previous symptoms, according the CDC, and sometimes women with heart disease mistake their symptoms for other health issues.More

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Dr. Linda Toth Appointed Chair of GRAND

Linda Toth, Ph.D., associate dean for research and faculty affairs and professor of pharmacology at SIU School of Medicine, has been appointed the chair of the Group on Research Advancement and Development’s Steering Committee, a professional group of the Association for American Medical CollegesMore

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Gift Funds New SIU Programs to Raise Awareness of Developmentally Disabled

A $400,000 endowment from the Donnelly Family Trust will be used to develop methods to raise awareness and educate the medical community about how to interact with and care for patients with developmental disabilities.More

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A life-threatening pain in the neck

Repetitive stress injuries tend to be the main cause of thoracic outlet syndrome, but habitual sleeping or working positions can also lead to it over time.More

Social Media: Friend or Foe?

While many articles focus on the negatives of social media... psychologists and counselors also feel that social network sites can provide benefits.More

Stranger danger: Keeping your kids safe in the cyber age

Even caring parents can be unaware of dangers under their own roofs, literally at their children’s fingertips.More

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